Unless your income and filing status remain the same year after year, your tax situation is always changing. The question, "should I file my own taxes or hire a pro?" is a dilemma that should be revisited every year.
Whether you are filing an EZ form, fighting an IRS penalty, undergoing an audit or just beating the April 17, 2012 deadline, these tips will help you put your best leg forward on the path to financial freedom.
If you're worried you won't be able to pay your income taxes by this year's April 17 filing date, don't panic; but don't ignore the deadline and certainly don't wait for the IRS to reach out to you first.
While "death and taxes" are said to be the only certainties in life, tax planning isn't always that straight forward. Especially in light of the still wavering economy, there is more of a need than ever to take advantage of tax strategies.